Dani Couture

Dani Couture is the author of two collections of poetry: Good Meat (Pedlar Press, 2006) and Sweet (Pedlar Press, 2010). Sweet was named one of Maisy’s Best Books of 2010 by Maisonneuve Magazine and nominated for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry; Sweet won the ReLit Award for poetry. In 2011, Dani also received an Honour of Distinction from The Writers’ Trust Dayne Ogilvie Grant. In 2007, her short story “The Port-Wine-Stain-Removal Technique” won first place in the fiction category of This Magazine’s Great Canadian Literary Hunt. Her debut novel, Algoma, was published in Fall 2011 by Invisible Publishing. Couture is the incoming Literary Editor of This Magazine.

More information about Dani Couture can be found on her website: blackbearonwater.com

Author photo Copyright 2012
Adamo de Pax for 10×10 Photography Project


Algoma (Invisible Publishing, 2011)


Sweet (Pedlar Press, 2010) ReLit Award, 2011
Nominated, Trillium Book Award for Poetry
Good Meat (Pedlar Press, 2006)

Agent: Samantha Haywood